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Classes to serialize, deserialize and validate OData payloads. Enables construction of OData producers and consumers.

Targets .NET 4.0 or Silverlight 4.0.

Localized for CHS, CHT, DEU, ESN, FRA, ITA, JPN, KOR and RUS.

To install ODataLib, run the following command in the Package Manager Console

Install-Package Microsoft.Data.OData -Version 5.5.0

Release Notes

------------------------------New Features------------------------------

URI Parser

With this release, the URI Parser in ODataLib is nearly complete. The URI Parser is now capable of parsing nearly every URI supported by the current OData stacks at Microsoft (Web API and WCF Data Services).

Public Data Source Providers

We frequently get requests to make the data source providers in WCF Data Services public. Making these providers public enables a number of profoundly interesting scenarios ranging from changing the behavior of an existing provider to adding support for features we don't currently support. The work completed in this release will allow limited modifications of the existing providers. We plan to enable more scenarios here in the future.

Performance Improvements

We constantly strive to improve performance and reliability with every release. In this release, we have increased performance by double digit percentages for service authors that want to respond with JSON but are not able to (or don't want to) provide a data model to ODataLib.

Improved Developer Experience

In this release we have caught up with some missing IntelliSense guidance and we are uploading symbols and source to SymbolSource.org. We will upload symbols for many of our past releases as well.

------------------------------Bug fixes------------------------------

In addition to the features above, we have included fixes for the following notable bugs:
- Fixes an issue where the reflection provider would not work properly if the generic parameter provided to DataService<T> was an interface
- Fixes an issue where some system headers were not being set when a client called BuildingRequest
- Fixes an issue where setting InstanceContextMode to Single on DataService would result in cache result being returned for subsequent requests
- Fixes an issue where ODataLib would sometimes allow null to be written whether or not the expected type was nullable
- Fixes a regression in 5.4 where ODataLib started writing unnecessary type information in certain instances
- Fixes an issue where the WCF DS client would sometimes not dispose the response if the response had no content
- Improves a number of errors and error messages



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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
ODataLib for... 5.8.2 763,032 Monday, February 6, 2017
ODataLib for... 5.8.1 427,475 Tuesday, November 8, 2016
ODataLib for... 5.8.0 65,287 Monday, October 31, 2016
ODataLib for... 5.8.0-beta 7,692 Friday, September 30, 2016
ODataLib for... 5.7.0 2,020,779 Friday, November 20, 2015
ODataLib for... 5.7.0-rc 10,545 Friday, October 30, 2015
ODataLib for... 5.7.0-beta 9,949 Thursday, September 10, 2015
ODataLib for... 5.6.5-beta 26,575 Friday, June 26, 2015
ODataLib for... 5.6.4 3,536,708 Monday, March 30, 2015
ODataLib for... 5.6.3 596,092 Tuesday, October 21, 2014
ODataLib for... 5.6.2 1,609,136 Friday, August 1, 2014
ODataLib for... 5.6.1 499,724 Tuesday, February 25, 2014
ODataLib for... 5.6.0 1,771,215 Friday, August 16, 2013
ODataLib 5.6.0-rc1 9,556 Tuesday, July 30, 2013
ODataLib 5.6.0-alpha1 9,219 Friday, June 28, 2013
ODataLib 5.5.0 (this version) 230,311 Thursday, May 30, 2013
ODataLib 5.5.0-rc1 8,545 Tuesday, May 14, 2013
ODataLib 5.5.0-alpha2 11,375 Friday, April 26, 2013
ODataLib 5.5.0-alpha1 7,744 Tuesday, April 9, 2013
ODataLib 5.4.0 150,175 Tuesday, April 2, 2013
ODataLib 5.4.0-rc1 7,852 Tuesday, March 19, 2013
ODataLib 5.3.0 140,852 Monday, February 18, 2013
ODataLib 5.3.0-rc1 8,933 Thursday, January 31, 2013
ODataLib 5.2.0 4,730,566 Monday, December 17, 2012
ODataLib 5.2.0-rc1 21,971 Monday, December 3, 2012
ODataLib 5.1.0 26,792 Wednesday, November 7, 2012
ODataLib 5.1.0-rc2 17,832 Friday, September 21, 2012
ODataLib 5.1.0-rc1 2,124 Wednesday, July 11, 2012
ODataLib 5.0.2 100,427 Wednesday, August 29, 2012
ODataLib 5.0.2-rc 563 Wednesday, August 15, 2012
ODataLib 5.0.1 41,684 Friday, May 18, 2012
ODataLib 5.0.1-rc 638 Tuesday, May 8, 2012
ODataLib 34,305 Wednesday, April 11, 2012